Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

There's a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a Strong Iowa. That's why we panter with Iowans and harness the reliable resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and youth to be healthy, and to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a Strong Iowa is what we all want.

County News

September 9, 2019

The Iowa 4-H Foundation sponsors the annual Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. Counties nominate volunteers, community leaders, and Extension staff members who have exemplified outstanding service and dedication to the 4-H youth program in their county. Only one individual or couple per county can be nominated each year. Inductees can be recognized posthumously.

August 28, 2019

Enjoy a FREE Grilled Hot Dog, Chips, and a Drink with ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County Staff!
Friday, September 13th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


September 13, 2019

A leading cause of agriculture fatalities is rollovers of tractors without rollover protective structures. Even more heartbreaking is knowing that the majority of these accidents are preventable.

September 11, 2019

With the limited hay crops in some areas this summer, beef producers may want to consider harvesting corn silage to supplement the cow herd this winter. Hugo Ramirez-Ramirez, Iowa State University dairy specialist, shares his top five priorities for making quality silage.

September 11, 2019

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21, as well as during fall harvest and the year to come, please persuade others to keep children safe by not allowing extra riders on tractors.

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